At Least Two killed on Mississippi Highways Sunday

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A Gulfport teenager was killed in a one-vehicle rollover accident on U-S Highway 49 near Wiggins.

According to police reports, 19-year-old Michael R- Sprinkell lost control of his car when he attempted to pass another vehicle.

Authorities say Sprinkell's car swerved off the road, rolled and struck a tree.

An elderly New Albany woman was killed in another accident in Union County.

Authorities say 85-year-old Ferrell Richey was killed when her car collided with another vehicle on State Highway 178, just east of New Albany. There was no report of the condition of others involved in that wreck.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating both accidents.

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